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  • Globalization from Below

    The World's Other Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon Mathews, Gustavo Lins Ribeiro, Carlos Alba Vega

    This book explores globalization as actually experienced by most of the world’s people, buying goods from street vendors brought by traders moving past borders and across continents under the radar of the law. The dimensions and practices of ‘globalization from below’ are depicted and analyzed in…

    Paperback – 2012-07-30
    Routledge

  • A Japanese Joint Venture in the Pacific

    Foreign bodies in tinned tuna, 1st Edition

    By Kate Barclay

    The Japanese, and other Asians, are increasingly taking over some of the roles previously played by Europeans in the Pacific islands, which is giving rise to interesting new economic relationships, and interesting new interactions between nationalities. This book considers the role of the Japanese…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The State in India after Liberalization

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Akhil Gupta, Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan

    This book assesses the impact of liberalization on practices of government and relations between state and society. It is clear that liberalization as state policy has complex forms of regulation and deregulation inbuilt, and these policies have resulted in dramatic increases in productivity and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Governance through Development

    Poverty Reduction Strategies, International Law and the Disciplining of Third World States, 1st Edition

    By Celine Tan

    Governance through Development locates the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) framework within the broader context of international law and global governance, exploring its impact on third world state engagement with the global political economy and the international regulatory norms and…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • NGOs in India

    The challenges of women's empowerment and accountability, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. By…

    Paperback – 2012-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Urban Life in Post-Soviet Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catharine Alexander, Victor Buchli, Caroline Humphrey

    Capturing a unique historical moment, this book examines the changes in urban life since the collapse of the Soviet Union from an ethnographic perspective, thus addressing significant gaps in the literature on cities, Central Asia and post-socialism. It encompasses Tashkent, Almaty, Astana and…

    Paperback – 2012-03-01
    UCL Press

  • Culture and the Environment in the Himalaya

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arjun Guneratne

    This book is concerned with human-environment relations in the Himalaya. It explores how different populations and communities in the region understand or conceive of the concept of environment, how their concepts vary across lines of gender, class, age, status, and what this implies for policy…

    Paperback – 2012-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition

    A Place called Shangrila, 1st Edition

    By Ashild Kolas

    This book explores the relationship between tourism, culture and ethnic identity in Tibet in , focusing in particular on Shangrila, a Tibetan region in Southwest China, to show how local ‘Tibetan culture’ is reconstructed as a marketable commodity for tourists. It analyses the socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2011-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Gender, Household and State in Post-Revolutionary Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Jayne Werner

    This book examines gender in post-revolutionary Vietnam, focusing on gender relations in the family and state since the onset of economic reform in 1986. Drawing on a wide range of primary sources (including surveys, interviews, and responses to film screenings), Jayne Werner demonstrates that…

    Paperback – 2010-06-30
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Marginalized Communities and Access to Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yash Ghai CBE, Jill Cottrell

    Marginalized Communities and Access to Justice is a comparative study, by leading researchers in the field of law and justice, of the imperatives and constraints of access to justice among a number of marginalized communities. A central feature of the rule of law is the equality of all before the…

    Paperback – 2010-06-17
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Law, Development and Globalization

  • Social Anthropology and Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Edwin Ardener

    Providing a critical framework for the consideration of the relationship between modern social anthropology and linguistics, this volume covers topics such as classification, symbolism, and structuralism. The relevance of the works of Saussure, Lévi-Strauss and Chomsky is considered. There are two…

    Paperback – 2009-04-07
    Routledge

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